Alan Gross was in a cheery mood, having survived a grim five-year stint in a Cuban prison.
It's hard to overestimate Olbermann's importance to MSNBC since his second stint with the network began in 2003.
Besides, the job Petraeus is taking would normally be a two-year stint.
In June, CEO Christine Day stepped down after a five-and-a-half year stint at the Vancouver-based company.
Adoboli might have learned how to hide his losses during a stint in the UBS back office before he became a trader.
I have given myself a stint, and I always feel bad if I fall an inch short of my plans.
I want to finish this stint, so as to have the afternoon off.
Dr. Ducarrel told me he used to stint Oldys to three pots of beer whenever he visited him.
Daisy clapped her hands with delight, and did not stint her praise or approval.
Mexico and the land of maana spelled romance and rest to me in the city room where I do my daily stint.
"to limit, restrain, to be sparing or frugal," Old English styntan "to blunt, make dull," from Proto-Germanic *stuntijanan (cf. Old Norse stuttr "short, scant," Middle High German stunz "blunt, short," German stutzen "to cut short, curtail, stop, hesitate"), from PIE root *(s)teu- "to beat, strike, push, thrust" (see steep (adj.)). Related: Stinted; stinting. The noun is attested from c.1300.